Over the past week, an additional 6,252 local residents became fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Napa County reported Tuesday.
The number of fully vaccinated residents reached 35,499. This is 25% of the county’s total population and 29% of people 16 years and above who are eligible to be vaccinated.
The number of doses given to residents and people who work in the county reached 97,337, a small increment since Monday’s report.
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There were 17 new COVID cases reported Tuesday, bringing the total since March 2020 to 9,516 cases.
The number of deaths, 78, hasn’t changed in two weeks.
Napa County reported Tuesday morning that the county would move from the
red tier to the orange tier on Wednesday morning, permitting businesses to open up more fully.
However, Dr. Karen Relucio, the county’s public health officer, said current case data might force the county to return to the red tier next week.
People wanting to sign up for vaccination through county channels should go to MyTurn at
https://myturn.ca.gov/ Those without access to email can call the California COVID-19 Hotline at 1-833-422-4255 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. weekdays and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends.
Residents who want to be tested for COVID at the free county-sponsored site should go to
countyofnapa.org/test for more information. For more information on COVID-19 and actions you can take to #stopthesurge, visit countyofnapa.org/coronavirus. Editor’s note: Because of the health implications of the COVID-19 virus, this article is being made available free to subscribers and non-subscribers alike. If you’d like to join us in supporting the mission of local journalism, please visit napavalleyregister.com/members/join. WATCH NOW: CLOSE CALL FOR AMERICAN CANYON POLICE DEPARTMENT
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SEE PHOTOS: THE NAPA VALLEY NEWS IN PICTURES IN MARCH
Photos of the month: A look at Napa Valley news in pictures, March 2021
Natasha Beitz, a 16-year-old Vintage High School student, was greeted by about 20 friends, relatives and well-wishers Sunday afternoon after completing her first marathon in 4 hours 3 minutes. Beitz ran a 26.2-mile course from the north Napa campus to Oakville and back, raising more than $2,300 for the National Brain Tumor Society in an effort she dedicated to her mother Monica, who died from the disease in 2016.
Thunderbirds gather at Lake Hennessey to listen to coach Olaf before taking on the trails.
A staffer at Ritual Coffee Roasters in Napa's Oxbow Public Market prepares an order.
The flags of the United States, state of California and the city of Napa were raised atop three poles on School Street in front of Napa City Hall on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.
John Rodman, formerly of Napa, is pictured here with some of the film and the camera he used to record a 1966 auto race in the then-Napa Valley Shopping Center parking lot.
Irina and Dario Sattui at the groundbreaking of the new Sattui Preschool on North Oak Street.
Vanessa Chen of American Canyon is the first female Eagle Scout in Napa County.
The staff of the St. Helena Public Library welcomed patrons back into the building by appointment on Monday. From left are Chris Kreiden, Mariah McGuire, Lynne Albrecht and Cecilia Raffo.
This bountiful Napa Valley tulip patch is now in full bloom. It is located on the 900 block of Rutherford Road in Rutherford.
Giancarlo Fradella cuts a customer's hair Wednesday at Olde Town Barbershop, which the Napa barber recently opened inside the historic Food City shopping center at South Jefferson Street and Old Sonoma Road.
General manager Michael Cobb and artist/carver Billy Crud on the pirate ship section of the future Wilfred’s Lounge. The tiki bar will open late this summer, said owner Nat Komes.
Christy Innouvong, left, and Beatriz Aurelio-Saguin, founders of Tuk Tuk Box.
Louann Talbert participates in a painting class at the Napa Senior Center. COVID-19 has interrupted the class several times but today it meets outside.
From left, Courtney Menegon, Amelia Robison, Sarita Lopez and Kristi Pearce-Percy assemble lobster dinners during Saturday's drive-thru lobster feed.
Nicholas Kendall and Maria Diaz of Heritage Eats prepared a catering order at Heritage Eats last week. Owner Ben Koenig said his business survived the COVID-19 pandemic by being nimble and flexible, along with some aid via the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
A drowsy Elsie the Library Cat barely acknowledges the photographer before resuming her nap in the St. Helena Public Library's back office.
From left to right: CARE Network registered nurses Lisa Cole, Kathryn Wong, Kerry Murphy at one of the Queen's vaccination clinics on St. Patrick's day in 2021. Health care workers across the hospital's divisions said the strength and support of their coworkers and the broader community have helped them survive the challenges of the past year.
Amy's Grove is an area along Dry Creek Road north of the city of Napa that the Napa County Regional Park and Open Space District intends to open as a park by 2023. An AmeriCorps team recently worked to help create a parking area and trailhead.
Dan Kaiser, co-owner with his wife, Carolina, of Calistoga’s newly launched Amaro, an Italian-inspired restaurant. Amaro is the Italian word for 'bitter."
Silverado Ace Hardware donated $5,262 to the Calistoga Firefighters Association on March 10. Funds were raised through the store's 'round-up' program.
Yountville resident Marianne Lyon has been selected for a two-year term as poet laureate of Napa County.
A large spiky bush growing in Barry Brown's front yard on Tallac Street in Napa is flowering for the first time in more than 20 years. He believes it is a “Mexican Grass Tree,” or Dasylirion longissimum.
The ingredients for a taco dinner at home from La Toque restaurant in Napa.
Owners including Patty, Kiki and George Theodorides at The George.
Downtown Napa property owners are paying to cover 13 utility boxes this spring with art by local artists. This utility box is on First Street, west of Randolph Street.
Joe Brasil at his midcentury modern listing at 1627 Rainier St. in Napa. The home was staged by Dalia Staging & Design.
When conditions allow, Donavan Almond teaches fitness classes at Pioneer Park.
At Jurassic Quest, guests drive through the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods “and experience for themselves what it was like to be among dinosaurs of all kinds.”
There are some 105 desks available for use at Spaces Napa Valley.